veterans

Memorial Day marks the selection of Sampson as NY's first state veterans cemetery

A Memorial Day ceremony held at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County on Monday took on special significance because of action by a...
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Tue, 06/01/2021 - 6:23am
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Connections: Discussing "The United States of Al" and representation on television

A new CBS sitcom called “The United States of Al” tells the story of an Afghan interpreter who is reunited with a Marine veteran in the U.S. after...
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:22am
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Connections: Local World War II veterans share their experiences

75 years ago this month, the Allies celebrated V-E Day. As time marches on, the voices of those who fought in the war or who were part of the war effort...
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Tue, 05/26/2020 - 10:11am
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VOA expects 7 new supportive housing units for homeless in 2021

Volunteers of America is announcing more housing opportunities in Rochester for people who are homeless. The VOA expects seven new supportive housing...
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Tue, 03/10/2020 - 12:31pm
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Local World War II vet gets shout-out from President Trump

A local World War II veteran says he still can’t believe the recognition he got Monday at the Veterans Day parade in New York City. That veteran is Jack...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:12pm
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Connections: Afghani interpreters who served the U.S. military share their stories

On this Veterans Day, we talk with refugees who served the U.S. military as interpreters in Afghanistan and Iraq, and who have come to America on...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:01am
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Connections: Discussing challenges faced by veterans in the workforce after active duty

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the veteran unemployment rate has been on the decline, but veterans report hurdles in reentering the work...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:02am
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Native American veterans tell their tales of service in 'The Warrior Tradition'

Native Americans have played an important role in the U.S. military. Tonight, a documentary that pays tribute to their stories premieres at 9 o'clock on...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:35am
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Honor Flight Rochester and 2 WWII veterans focus of national TV show

Two World War II veterans with local ties will be featured in a national TV program Monday night as part of a Veterans Day remembrance. The show is...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 3:09am
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Local WW II veterans head to NYC for Veterans Day

Two local World War II veterans are getting a special honor on Veterans Day. Jack Foy, who is a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, says he’s been...
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Sun, 11/10/2019 - 7:09pm
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